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Indigenous Mental Health & Research Guide
Select Indigenous organizations
Indian Residential School Survivors Society
We are a provincial organization with a 20-year history of providing services to Indian residential school survivors.
National Association of Friendship Centres
The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) was established in 1972 to represent, nationally, the growing number of Friendship Centres emerging across Canada. The NAFC is a network of 107 Friendship Centres and Provincial/Territorial Associations (PTAs) from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Select government organizations
CMHA: Aboriginal Mental Health Promotion Resources
Connecting the Dots was an innovative 3-year project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. The initiative sought to promote the mental health of urban (off-reserve) Aboriginal youth and families by bringing community partners together to address risk and protective factors influencing mental health.
Government of Canada: Indigenous Mental Health and Substance Use
Find programs and services that support mental health in Indigenous communities, access substance use treatment centres, learn about suicide prevention.
Additional mental health resources
Indigenous Community Legal Clinic (UBC)
The Indigenous Community Legal Clinic is located in the Downtown Eastside on traditional, ancestral, and unceded Coast Salish territories and exists for two purposes: first, to provide free legal services to the Indigenous community and second, to provide legal education to Allard School of Law students.